Ted Radio Hour: CONFRONTING STIGMA a look at how we stigmatize mental illness, addiction, and other things - and ways to address that issue.Topics: Addiction / Communication / Compassion Fatigue / Distraction/Mindfulness / Mindfulness / Perspective / Provider-Patient Relationship / ReactionKeywords: addiction / bias / depression / mental illness / stigma
Doctors, Revolt! The real work is compassion, empathy, and listening....Topics: Communication / Compassion Fatigue / Empathy&Sympathy / Mindfulness / Provider-Patient RelationshipKeywords: compassion / empathy / humanities / implications / sympathy
#metoo hits medicine Sexual inappropriateness abounds at all levels of medicine and medical training, although there has been a shift generationally. Here's a look at some perspectives of the "culture" of medicine.Topics: Bias / sexismKeywords: bias / medicine / sexism / surgery / Women
Do men get better medical treatment? A recent study showed the women receive less CPR than men, but they also are consistently treated less commonly for pain and several other conditions. Why?Topics: Bias / Communication / Personal Context / sexismKeywords: health care disparities / sexism
Dealing with the Difficult Physician a look at the various types of difficult providers we face in medical practice at times.
Dealing with the Impaired PhysicianTopics: Addiction / Guilt & Shame / Illness & Disability / Impaired PhysicianKeywords: impaired physician
Do Physicians Health Programs Increase Physician Suicides? Log-In required (registration is free). Dr. Pamela Wible is a family physician who has herself struggled with suicide, and is now an expert in medical student and physician suicide prevention.Topics: Addiction / Burnout / Impaired Physician / Suicide
Gripping Interview: How One Addicted Doctor Recovered Log-in required (registration is free). Dr. Cheryl Karcher, MD, a dermatologist, shares her experience with addiction and her process of recovery.
The Impaired Physician Dr. Richard Gunderman, a pediatric radiologist, presents an overview of physician impairment.Topics: Addiction / Guilt & Shame / Impaired Physician